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Zebra Device Command Override

The Zebra Device Command Override feature is new to the xi4, ZM, ZT, 105SLPlus and ZE500 series printers to allow the capability of filtering out commands such as Print Speed, Darkness and Top of Form.  In most instances these statements can be filtered out in the driver by checking “Use printer settings”.  But in some […]

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Zebra 170xi4 ‘Paper Out’ and ‘Ribbon Out’ errors

Zebra 170xi4 doesn’t work after calibration. Zebra Technologies denies any significant change to their firmware regarding the calibration procedure for the Z-170xi4. But if you follow Thunderbird Technical Services’ video on xi4 series calibration you may find the printer will ‘flatline’ on the sensor profile after performing the calibration. Furthermore, the printer will elicit a ‘paper […]

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‘Ribbon Out’ Error on xi Series Zebra Printers

There are a few causes of this error: Dirty or defective sensor Opague ribbon in use LED intensity too great Check the ribbon sensor located on the left side just behind the printhead (printhead open).  Assure the eyes are clean.  Install the upper media guide plate.  It is the removable plate that is placed on the media […]

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